ABP Ananda

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ABP Ananda
Launched 1 June 2005 (2005-06-01)
Owned by ABP Group (June 1, 2005-present)
News Corporation (through STAR TV and Fox International Channels, June 1, 2005-April 16, 2012)
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9, 4:3),
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan "Egiye Thake Egiye Rhake"
Language Bengali
Broadcast area India
United States
Headquarters Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Formerly called STAR Ananda
Sister channel(s) ABP News
ABP Majha
Website abpananda.abplive.in
Tata Sky (India) Channel 836
Big TV (India) Channel 924
Sun Direct TV (India) Channel 625
Airtel Digital TV (India) Channel 778
Dish Network (USA) Channel 740
Videocon d2h (India) Channel 60
Dish TV (India) Channel 836
Cignal Digital TV (Philippines) Coming Soon
Available on most cable systems in India Check local listings
SkyCable (Philippines) Coming Soon
StarHub TV (Singapore) Coming Soon

ABP Ananda (also known as Anandabazar Patrika Ananda and formerly known as STAR Ananda) is a Bengali language 24-hour cable and satellite television news channel headquartered in Kolkata. It was launched on 1 June 2005 as Star Ananda and rebranded as ABP Ananda on June 1,2012. The channel is owned by ABP Group. Though ABP News (a Hindi news channel from ABP group) is a Free to Air channel but ABP Ananda is a Pay Channel. [1][2]


STAR Ananda's Logo
June 1, 2005 - May 31, 2012 

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  1. ^ Star News to be known as ABP News from tomorrow http://www.thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved 5 August 2012
  2. ^ Star to exit India news biz, ends ABP JV .ndianexpress.com. Published New Delhi, Mon Apr 16 2012. Retrieved August 2012

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